The question that generated this post was: “What timer job needs to run in order for the Colleagues tag to become in effect and to be displayed as such in the search results page ?” While this might seem trivial to some, there is a valid point behind the question, now with the multitude of… Read more
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Talking about odd behaviors or things that one can configure and have unexpected results in SharePoint, here’s one: You search for People Names. All looks fine, the names are returned, all looks ok, BUT when you click on the URL that should take you to that person’s public profile, you receive a “Page cannot be… Read more
Found yourself in the position of wanting to find out what is going on on the server when you are crawling ? How about cranking up the logging level ? Nice but if you do it for all , you will rapidly get big log files that will not be so easy to analyze ……. Read more
Here’s a troubleshooting tip for you all having problems figuring out the hidden meaning of the message : “Error in the sitedata webservice” Say you are crawling a site and you receive the above error .What can you do to investigate what does that error mean ? 1. The nice and easy approach: You can… Read more
I ran into this while attempting to import the profiles and playing with my managed properties in the SSP. Here’s what I did and noticed: Having defined my BDC as a People Details Repository the initial purpose of the test was to completely replace all the user details in the search results with the results… Read more
Recently I faced several issues regarding the corruption of the index right after a reboot of the server following a patch installation. The issue, as I could observe it, occurs whenever the server is crawling and needs to reboot at the same time.The “techinal details” of the issue written in an event entry logged every 15… Read more